The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Manager
Rank 557 563 529
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 39 30 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.064% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.067% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 40
Average daily rate £350 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £436 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
- -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.26 -
Communications Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Communications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Communications Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Communications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region.

Communications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Communications Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 25 £350 -12.50% 12
North West -11 9 - -
South East +9 3 - -
East Midlands -13 2 £319 -29.16% 2
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Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title.

1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (19.78%) Project Management
2 18 (19.78%) Change Management
3 16 (17.58%) Marketing
4 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (9.89%) Blog
5 9 (9.89%) Intranet
5 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.89%) Publishing
5 9 (9.89%) Banking
6 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
6 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
7 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.69%) Advertising
8 6 (6.59%) Legal
8 6 (6.59%) Process Improvement
8 6 (6.59%) Change Control
8 6 (6.59%) Social Media
8 6 (6.59%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.49%) Time Management
9 5 (5.49%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.40%) Content Management
10 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.40%) Law
10 4 (4.40%) Electronics

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.49%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
4 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Intranet
2 4 (4.40%) WebEx
3 3 (3.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 16 (17.58%) Marketing
3 9 (9.89%) Banking
3 9 (9.89%) Publishing
4 7 (7.69%) Advertising
5 6 (6.59%) Legal
6 4 (4.40%) Electronics
6 4 (4.40%) Law
7 1 (1.10%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Swedish Language
7 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Blog
2 6 (6.59%) Social Media
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.20%) FMCG
4 2 (2.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Fintech
5 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
1 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) Change Management
1 18 (19.78%) Project Management
1 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
4 7 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 6 (6.59%) Change Control
5 6 (6.59%) Process Improvement
6 5 (5.49%) Time Management
7 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.40%) Coaching
7 4 (4.40%) Content Management
7 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.40%) ERP
7 4 (4.40%) Information Architecture
7 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.40%) Service Management
8 3 (3.30%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) APMP
4 2 (2.20%) PMP
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.20%) BT
2 2 (2.20%) Google
3 1 (1.10%) BEA
3 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.10%) SAP
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